The main character of Gwendolyn Clare’s Ink, Iron, and Glass might be The Special, but her gift for writing worlds into existence is pretty darn enviable.
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Let's visit an alt-history version of England where the Germans rule and Nazis are still in power.
Alt-history and sci-fi collide in this world where the British Empire still exists and matchmaking is done genetically.
Victoria Schwab’s Monsters of Verity duology wraps up in Our Dark Duet.
Want to start exploring the world of historical YA fiction, but don't know where to start? We've got you covered.
The Ship Beyond Time, the follow-up to Heidi Heilig’s debut novel The Girl From Everywhere, continues a voyage through time and feelings.
Lesley Livingston’s The Valiant proves that you can take a girl away from her warrior clan, but you can’t take the warrior out of the girl.
Time—and love—make the world go ‘round in Tara Sim’s Timekeeper.
Elizabeth Fama’s Plus One imagines a world divided, quite literally, by night and day.
S.E. Grove imagines a world fractured into different ages—and you thought different time zones were a hassle.
Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows put a fantastical spin on the history of the Nine-Day Queen in My Lady Jane.
Heidi Heilig’s debut novel, The Girl From Everywhere, takes you on a trip through time and interpersonal relationships.
Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas mix Austen-esque sass with superpowers in These Vicious Masks.
Michael Grant’s Front Lines imagines a world in which women were allowed—and drafted—to fight in WWII.
Ryan Graudin's Wolf By Wolf creates a terrifying past in which the Axis Powers won World War II -- and one girl sets out to catalyze their downfall.
Ryan Graudin stops by to chat about alternate history, tasty business, and her newest book, Wolf By Wolf.
In Shanna Swendson’s Rebel Mechanics, magic is a gift of the nobility—and industry is the yell of the revolution.
Knowledge is all, but when the powers that be control it with an iron grasp—like in Rachel Caine’s Ink and Bone—”all” becomes a very subjective term.
Virginia Boecker's The Witch Hunter is a a fun, action-packed jaunt through a magical version of Reformation England.
The second novel in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series shifts its focus to London and the shady humans that live there (but, thankfully, still features super hot extradimensional creatures).
The second book in Colleen Gleason’s Stoker and Holmes series involves steampunk, the occult, mysterious men—and builds on an already great series.
Echoes of Us—the final book in Kat Zhang’s Hybrid Chronicles—does not disappoint.
The Cahill sisters go on one last treacherous magical adventure in Jessica Spotswood’s Sisters’ Fate.
The first novel in Melissa de la Cruz’s new series, The Ring and the Crown, has a lot of promise. But it also has at least two too many main characters.
What should have been an exciting fantasy (dragons! Prague! Illicit magic!) suffered from excessive world-building at the expense of plot and character.
Colleen Gleason’s The Clockwork Scarab introduces two awesome ladies with the last names of Stoker and Holmes who are so much cooler than their more famous relatives.
Mandy C. is wowed by the fact that two women can exist in one body—as they do in Kat Zhang’s Once We Were—and not tear their self apart.
A review of Relativity by Cristin Bishara, in which Mandy W. goes on a long science rant.
A review of Jessica Spotswood's Star Cursed, a book with quite a cliffhanger.